Association Works To Raise Stroke Awareness During Black History Month

STATE — African Americans are twice as likely to have a first stroke compared to Caucasians, and cardiovascular disease, including stroke, is the leading cause of death for African-American men and women, killing nearly 100,000 annually in the United States.

Diocese Of Metuchen Receives Grant

PISCATAWAY – The Diocese of Metuchen recently received a $50,000 grant from The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey to benefit the Saint John’s Health and Family Service Center in New Brunswick. The center is operated by the Health Services Division of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Metuchen.

Linden Offers Exercise Rooms

LINDEN – The city’s Department of Public Property and Community Services is offering Linden adult residents daily use of fully equipped exercise rooms located at the John T. Gregorio Recreation Center, 330 Helen Street and the Linden Multi Purpose Center, 1025 John Street.

Storm Could Tuesday’s “Rush Hour” Into “Slush Hour”

STATE – State officials are advising drivers to slow down and exercise caution during Tuesday morning’s “rush hour” commute. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for much of the state from late tonight through Wednesday evening.